The Pentagon reversed its decision to wait until Congress approved funding.
Republican leaders picked new chairmen for Armed Services and Intelligence.
The Defense secretary said the group's gains had been "reversed" in some areas.
Vice President Joe Biden said the VA is seeing "significant changes."
Officials said ISIS raked in $1M per day through oil sales this summer.
The bombing campaign has averaged $7.6 million per day since August.
The Pentagon is likely to tap active duty and reserve personnel to build hospitals.
Obama said there would be "setbacks" in the fight but defended his overall strategy.
The only remaining hurdle is the Senate Armed Services Committee.
he Pentagon's top military commander in Africa sparked alarm Tuesday.
Retired Marine Gen. Allen is meeting with allies as the ISIS fight expands.
The 10-year deal allows 9,800 troops to remain past December.
Reports say the Pentagon could face a $60 billion shortfall.
The secretary of State said U.S. strategy against ISIS is "starting to gain traction."
Obama is requesting a more narrow measure authorizing force against ISIS.
VA Secretary McDonald touted the "largest reorganization" in agency history.
"There's always going to be some margin of error," said officals about airdrops.
The U.S. launched a new wave of strikes and dropped arms for the Kurdish town.
"We are going to stay resolved and determined to get after this threat," said an official.
The report calls climate change a "threat multiplier."
ISIS fighters advanced on a Kurdish town near the Turkish-Syrian border.
Panetta's memoir is already causing headaches for the administration.
Pelosi said lawmakers "should be prepared" to vote in November.
Republican lawmakers said Obama was shifting blame to the intel community.